Second Hand Shorts 7: Grip pressureNovember 10, 2016 Golf Tips
The Pro at The Shack shows us why having the correct grip pressure will help your game...
It’s time for another episode of ‘Second Hand Shorts’. You can watch the first six episodes of the series below:
Second Hand Shorts
Today’s short is all about the grip pressure.
A lot of people seem to struggle with this when they are hitting a shot under pressure, for example, a shot over the water or with a deep bunker in front of you. They start getting tense and end up gripping the club too tight.
The Pro at The Shack has some advice;
All I want you to think about when you are on the course or at the range working on this topic, is on a scale of 1-10, with 10 being the tightest grip, have number 3 in your head.
So at setup grip the club with the feeling of a number 10, and then drop that feeling to a 3 and get used to what that feels like. Doing this relieves the tension from the forearms and relaxes the shoulders, resulting in a great golf shot time after time.
- Imagine a scale of 1-10 (10 the tightest grip)
- At set up, grip to 10, and then drop the pressure to 3
- Hit with a grip pressure of 3 and get used to that feeling
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